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Minor earthquake, 3.07 mag was detected near Lincoln in Montana

Earthquake location 46.8721667S, -112.5256667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.68 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:13:58 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5256667 West, latitude 46.8721667 North, depth = 12.68 km. Id of earthquake: mb80254089. Event ids that are associated: mb80254089. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 14:13:58 / September 10, 2017 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5256667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8721667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SE of Lincoln, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-10 14:13:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-10 14:35:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 147 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.045 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID mb80254089 Id of event.
Event Code 80254089 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80254089, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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